December 7, 2022

Category: News

NIS rescues 8 from human trafficking to Niger Republic
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NIS rescues 8 from human trafficking to Niger Republic

From Ismaila Muhammad, Dutse The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Jigawa State Command has last rescued eight persons at around 1900 hours on their way to Niger Republic enroute to Saurop via Libya. This was disclosed by the Controller of the Service in the state, Alhaji Ahmad Dauda Bagari while parading the victims who were intercepted […]

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2023 elections: APC crisis deepens, stakeholders disown campaign list APC Logo
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2023 elections: APC crisis deepens, stakeholders disown campaign list

By our correspondent The All Progressives Congress (APC) has disassociated itself from the purported presidential campaign list in circulation allegedly emanated from Sen. Aishatu Dahiru Ahmed Binani. In a statement signed by the state party Acting Chairman, Hon. Samaila Tadawus, it disowned a publication of unapproved list of the state Presidential Campaign Council. The statement […]

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2023 budget: Health sector gets N30.5bn allocation
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2023 budget: Health sector gets N30.5bn allocation

From Sule Aliyu, Bauchi The Bauchi State Government has allocated the sum of over N30.5 billion to the health sector for the 2023 fiscal year, representing 15.08 per cent of the total budget of N202 billion proposed for 2023 fiscal year. The state Commissioner of Budget and Economic Planning, Alhaji Aminu Hamayyo, stated this while […]

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Flooding: Jigawa tractor dealer chair calls for victims’ aid Ahmad
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Flooding: Jigawa tractor dealer chair calls for victims’ aid

 From Ismail Muhammad, Dutse The chairman of Jigawa State chapter of Tractor Dealers and Agro Allied Machines, Alhaji Jamilu Ahmad has called on the Fed­eral and state governments as well as philanthropists and individuals to ur­gently come to the aid of victims of flooding, which ravaged farmlands and agricultural products in the state. Alhaji Ahmad, […]

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2023 elections: Maintain honesty position, Buhari urges judiciary President Buhari signing visitors’ book during the commissioning
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2023 elections: Maintain honesty position, Buhari urges judiciary

 From Atiku Sarki, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has implored the judiciary to further sustain rule of law in Nigeria and ensure the integrity of participatory de­mocracy by remaining honest arbiters in pre and post election matters. The President, who commissioned the Body of Benchers Complex in Abuja yes­terday, noted that the judiciary had a ma­jor […]

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Mrs. Masari distributes agric inputs to women Hajiya Zakiyya Aminu Ma­sari
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Mrs. Masari distributes agric inputs to women

 From Muawuya Bala Idris, Katsina The wife of Katsina State gover­nor, Hajiya Zakiyya Aminu Ma­sari, has distributed agricultural inputs to women cooperatives in San­damu and Zango local governments. Speaking at the occasion, Mrs. Masa­ri said the agricultural inputs are distrib­uted under her NGO, ‘Women, Youth and Children Improvement Support Ini­tiative.’ Mrs. Masari said the agricultural […]

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Colonial incursion : Caliphate requests return of looted artifacts, literary works Sultan of Sokoto 15th Anniversary
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Colonial incursion : Caliphate requests return of looted artifacts, literary works

 From Umar Danladi Ado, Sokoto Sokoto Caliphate has requested for the return of its looted his­torical artifacts by colonial mas­ters in France and United Kingdom. This happened after decades of atrocities, enslavement, exploitation and massacre committed to people of the Caliphate in 1903 by the colonial masters The Caliphate now seeks the re­turns of its […]

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Bandit attacks: Sokoto MP demands air strike operations, donates to IDPs Bandit attacks: Sokoto MP demands air strike operations, donates to IDPs
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Bandit attacks: Sokoto MP demands air strike operations, donates to IDPs

From Umar Danladi Ado, Sokoto Worried with incessant bandit attacks and kidnapping for ransom in Kebbe Local Government area of Sokoto State, National Assembly member representing the area, Hon. Bala Kokani Kebbe has seeked the intervention of the air force and army to push out criminal gangs away from the area. Hon. Kokani, who is representing Tambuwal/Kebbe Constituency at the House […]

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Insecurity: NEGF commends Buhari, security agencies North-East Governors’ Forum
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Insecurity: NEGF commends Buhari, security agencies

From Sule Aliyu, Bauchi The North-East Governors’ Forum (NEGF) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari and the security agencies for their efforts in combating the Boko Haram insurgency and other security challenges in the sub-region. The commendation was contained in a communique issued at the end of the seventh meeting of the forum held in Gombe […]

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Minimum wage: NLC gives ZMSG ultimatum to pay N30, 000 Minimum wage: NLC gives ZMSG ultimatum to pay N30, 000
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Minimum wage: NLC gives ZMSG ultimatum to pay N30, 000

From Ahmad Ibrahim, Gusau After hot deliberation at its Executive Council meeting, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Zamfara State Council, has announced 21-day-ultimatum for the state government to implement the constitutional national minimum wage of N30, 000 as did in all the 35 states of the federation, including the Federal Capital Territory. The chairman of […]

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